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Helen Skouteris is the Monash Warwick Alliance Joint Professor of Healthcare Improvement and Implementation Science at Monash University. Helen will be focused on establishing long term collaborative reesarch and education/training programs in healthcare improvement, implementation science/health servcies research, working with colleagues from the Monash Centre for Health Research (where Helen is based), Monash University, Warwick University, Monash Partners and beyond.  

Helen has a strong track record in longitudinal multi-factorial research, randomised controlled trials, implementation research and hgiher degree reesarch supervision. Her research since 2010 has predominantly focused on building agency/capacity in "the consumer' to make healthy lifestyle cjocies across preconception, pregnancy, preschool, and childhood, including adolesence, to reducde the burden of obesity. Her work has also been focused extensively on social service and educational sector improvement that translates to better health outcomes for children, young people, adults and families and is critical to transforming policy across these sectors.

External positions

Honorary Professor, Deakin University

17 Nov 201717 Nov 2020

Research area keywords

  • Women's Health
  • Children's health
  • Pregnancy
  • Preconception
  • Healthy Living
  • Implementation science
  • Translation

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Projects 2017 2024

Research Output 1992 2020

Early mother-child dyadic pathways to childhood obesity risk: A conceptual model

Bergmeier, H., Paxton, S. J., Milgrom, J., Anderson, S. E., Baur, L., Hill, B., Lim, S., Green, R. & Skouteris, H., 1 Jan 2020, In : Appetite. 144, 7 p., 104459.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Maternal body dissatisfaction in pregnancy, postpartum and early parenting: An overlooked factor implicated in maternal and childhood obesity risk

Bergmeier, H., Hill, B., Haycraft, E., Blewitt, C., Lim, S., Meyer, C. & Skouteris, H., 1 Apr 2020, In : Appetite. 147, 8 p., 104525.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Adolescent Care-Orientation and Positive Development in Young Adulthood

Hutchinson, D., Youssef, G. J., Buhagiar, A., Teague, S., Macdonald, J. A., Letcher, P., Greenwood, C., McIntosh, J., Toumbourou, J. W., Hallam, B. W. T., Skouteris, H., Sanson, A. & Olsson, C. A., Jan 2019, In : Journal of Adolescent Health. 64, 1, p. 63-69 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

An investigation of Australian midwifery curricula for obesity management and health behaviour change training

Kothe, E., Bailey, C., Weiner, C., Nagle, C., Nowson, C., Hill, B., McPhie, S., Savaglio, M. & Skouteris, H., 4 Mar 2019, In : Nurse Education in Practice. 36, p. 54-57 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

A pilot efficacy study of Parents Building Solutions: A universal parenting program using co-design and strength-based approaches

Morris, H., O'Connor, A., Cummins, J., Valentine, C., Dwyer, A., Goodyear, M. & Skouteris, H., 1 Oct 2019, In : Children and Youth Services Review. 105, 6 p., 104447.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review